A bathroom remodel is an expensive and time-consuming project. Some bathroom renovations can take more than a month when done by professionals—imagine how long it may take when the job is tackled by an inexperienced DIYer. A DIY bathroom remodel may be the best bet if you have the expert knowledge and experience to replace plumbing, install toilets and bathtubs, and lay tile. Bathroom remodeling costs can quickly skyrocket when you consider the prices of toilets, sinks, bathtubs, showers, plumbing materials, flooring, framing, tile, and paint. Hiring a professional can save time and guarantee that the job is done right. Taking on a DIY bathroom remodel may save on labor costs, but it will take more time and effort.
Difficulty: Expert. In order to tackle a DIY bathroom remodel, you should be experienced in plumbing, wiring, flooring, and drywall in addition to installing toilets, showers, baths, cabinets, and fixtures.
When to DIY
You should DIY your bathroom remodel if you have the time and experience to complete the project. If you have a limited budget and want to save on labor costs, DIY-ing part of the remodel on your own and hiring a plumber and electrician to cover the more technical side of the improvement is an option. A DIY bathroom remodel involves a clear plan and choosing the right materials for the job. Any mistakes should be…